Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses (EMMCs)

Students at Masters level can apply to a maximum of three different programmes. Both, students and potential scholars/guest lecturers should contact the relevant Consortium for more information on courses and application procedures.

Information about the Call for Applications for the Artists in Residence Programm 2017

This call is open to artists whose permanent place of residence is outside of Austria and who have completed their training. Austrian citizens cannot apply for this programme. A working knowledge of German or English is required. The age limit for applicants is 40 years.

Applications can be submitted for only one of the following disciplines:•Visual arts

•Art photography

•Video and media art

•Arts & Science & Technology



•Literature for children and young people

•Literary translation

•Arts and cultural education

Free online course on EU budget and funding for regions and cities

As of 31 October the European Committee of the Regions will offer its second free online course or MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on ‘EU budget and funding for regions and cities’. Over a six-week period participants will gain insight into how the EU budget is drawn up and spent. They will get a practical overview of EU funding opportunities at regional and local level. The course is open to everybody interested in EU and regional and local affairs, free of charge, online. Studying time is about two hours per week.
Follow on twitter: @EU_MOOC

Θέλετε να είστε εσείς ο αποδέκτης εκπαίδευσης και χρηματικών βραβείων στον τομέα της Πράσινης Επιχειρηματικότητας; Τότε διαβάστε τα πιο κάτω!

Το Ίδρυμα Προώθησης Έρευνας (ΙΠΕ), στο πλαίσιο των δραστηριοτήτων του Ευρωπαϊκού Κέντρου Επιχειρηματικής Στήριξης Κύπρου, επιθυμεί να ενημερώσει τους ενδιαφερόμενους για τη διεξαγωγή του Διαγωνισμού «Climate Launchpad» που διοργανώνεται από το Chrysalis Leap.

Στόχος του διεθνούς εμβέλειας διαγωνισμού είναι να επιλέξει την καλύτερη επιχειρηματική ιδέα στον τομέα της «Πράσινης Επιχειρηματικότητας» η οποία θα συμμετέχει στον Ευρωπαϊκό Διαγωνισμό και θα έχει την ευκαιρία να είναι αποδέκτης εκπαίδευσης και χρηματικών βραβείων.

Περισσότερες πληροφορίες αναφορικά με τον Διαγωνισμό υπάρχουν στο ενημερωτικό που ακολουθεί.

You think you can tackle climate change?

Over the past three years, ClimateLaunchpad has grown to be the world’s largest cleantech business idea competition! Join and receive training from a star team of qualified trainers and coaches from Chrysalis LEAP and PWC.

Does your business idea tackle climate change? And do you dream of becoming an entrepreneur? Join Climate-KIC’s ClimateLaunchpad, your ticket to European and global success.

Check out our hall of fame, made up of Cypriot and Greek startups from previous years, and picture your story up there too! We offer you an exciting journey towards starting your own business:
•2-day training Boot Camp (all expenses paid) where you will learn to find your target markets and turn your idea into a business;
•6 follow-up Coaching Sessions to help you refine your idea, test, and validate your assumptions and hone your pitching skills;
•Pitch your idea in front of renowned national and international juries;
•Top-3 of the European Final win total of €15,000;
•Europe’s top-10 ideas win direct access to Climate-KIC Accelerator, the only EU business acceleration programme focused on cleantech commercialisation, 18-months of premium mentorship and access up to €95,000.

But that’s not all!
This year we are doing things a little different. Win or no win, your idea can still be selected by Chrysalis LEAP for continuing the acceleration programme in Cyprus. You’ll enter into full acceleration mode with one of the world’s most experienced and competent teams in cleantech acceleration. Here’s some of what you’ll get:
• Incubation space
• Cash to help you get started
• Insane training on Business Modelling and Financials from globally certified trainers
• A 2-minute demo video of your idea
• Legal documents, term sheets, cashflows, business plans; you name it!
This is a “ready-to-invest” business package available to the best startups out there. It’s everything you ever dreamed of, the help you always wanted, and a star team by your side to help you get there.

Who can join?

Everyone with a green business and dreaming of becoming an entrepreneur can enter the competition. This green idea can be about an all-out mind shift in urban mobility, a sustainable transition in the food chain or any other way to tackle climate change.

The idea can still be on the back of a napkin. Some restrictions:
•you have not yet started a business or started it less than one year ago;
•you do not have substantial revenue;
•you have attracted less than €200,000 in total funding (this includes all funding, so research, grants, government loan, angel or VC investment, etc.)
•you have not yet sold products, solutions or prototypes on commercial terms.
Not sure if your idea is up for the challenge? Give us a call at +357-99-498756 to clarify!

Application deadlines for Cyprus and Greece: May 31
Submit your idea today and let the games begin!

***ClimateLaunchpad is a Climate-KIC programme and is proudly brought to Cyprus and Greece by Chrysalis LEAP. Help us spread the word by forwarding this e-mail to anyone you know that fits this profile.



DG COMM has published its new multi-annual grants programme 2016-2019 in the area of communication at

This multi-annual work programme for grants will be implemented through the publication of calls for proposals on the European Parliament’s website.

In the media category, grants will be awarded in two steps. Applicants must apply first for partnership in accordance with the call for proposals for partnership COMM/FPA/2016 (submission deadline: 31 May). Only selected partners will be eligible for the award of a grant under call for proposals for the cofinancing of specific projects in the media category COMM/SUBV/2016/M (submission deadline: 31 August).

In the events category, grants will be awarded directly without partnership. All interested organisations may submit a grant application in accordance with the call for proposals for the cofinancing of specific projects in the events category COMM/SUBV/2016/E (submission deadline: 31 may).

Please check the website of the EP regularly for updates or contact us @ [email protected] for more information.